World Museum Liverpool is one of the Britain’s finest museums with extensive collections of fascinating treasures and exhibits from around the world.
A visit to World Museum Liverpool reveals millions of years of the Earth’s history through thousands of exhibits and hands on activities.
World Museum Liverpool is a multi-disciplinary museum with collections ranging from archaeology and ethnology to the natural and physical sciences; the overall theme is ‘From the Ocean to the Stars’.
With diverse object display, live exhibits, graphic interpretation as well as physical and computer-based interactives, the world museum has been transformed to be one of the very best modern museums in Britain.
Find out how humans have created the world we inhabit at this great World Museum.
From Africa to the Americas, Asia and Europe, the World Cultures gallery uncovers the customs, objects and achievements that have shaped our civilisation.
Visitors can bring age old civilisation to life at the Ancient Egypt gallery with huge collection of Mummies, jewellery, clothing and household objects which are amongst the finest in Europe.
Discover the wonders of the natural world in the Clore Natural History Centre, packed full of mounted and preserved specimens of all types of animals, as well as rocks, minerals, fossils and plants.
The Aquarium is home to fish from Australia to Anglesey, while an array of creepy crawlies live in the Bug House.
Then, blast off on a spectacular journey through space and time as the universe unfolds around you in the Planetarium.
The feat of sending rockets and people into space and the explorations that have yielded the secrets of our Solar System can be found here.
End your visit with a well earned break in either of World Museum’s two cafes.
On the ground floor you’ll find the Espresso Bar, which serves sandwiches, cakes and light refreshments.
On level five, a larger cafe that serves main meals can be found, while on level four, a picnic area is also available with a drinks machine.
There are two gift shops on the ground floor stocking an array of toys, books, games, models and other souvenirs to remind you of your visit.
Other facilities include elevators for fast movement of visitors. The museum is also wheel-chair accessible for less able visitors.
Free Wifi is available in the cafes.
Open (01/01/2014 – 31/12/2014)
Monday 10:00 – 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 – 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 – 17:00
Thursday 10:00 – 17:00
Friday 10:00 – 17:00
Saturday 10:00 – 17:00
Sunday 10:00 – 17:00
World Museum Liverpool
William Brown Street
Liverpool, L3 8EN
t: 0151 478 4393 (information desk)
Lime Street train station is a 5 minute walk away
Easily accessible by road; the Queen’s Square bus station is 3 minute walk away